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  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-18-06 ("Are you as sick of religious fundamentalism as I am?")

    10/18/2006 7:01:09 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 281 replies · 2,836+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 18, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    We can now see the theme of the Democrat October Surprise or rather October Surprises. They are designed to keep church going folks from voting at the polls this November. The first October Surprise, launched prematurely because of an overanxious Blog run by a RAT operative, was Foleygate. Supposedly because Mark Foley had gay non-sex via e-mail and IMs, this is supposed to keep outraged religious folks from supporting Republicans. Unfortunately, as I stated, Foleygate broke several weeks too soon and is already fading as a factor. The second October Surprise was the "convenient" October publication (even though he...
  • Atheist: Christmas tree recycling unfair; Program changed because incentive said to favor Christians

    12/29/2004 1:31:59 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 31 replies · 993+ views ^ | Wednesday, December 29, 2004
    Wednesday, December 29, 2004 Atheist: Christmas tree recycling unfairProgram changed because incentive said to favor ChristiansPosted: December 29, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 An atheist activist forced Chicago to change its Christmas tree recycling program, complaining it was unfair to non-Christians. The city wanted to bolster its Blue Bag recycling program by offering a years worth of blue bags and some mulch to anyone who turned in a used Christmas tree. But Rob Sherman, known for his campaign to keep crosses off city seals, protested to Chicago, insisting the trees-for-bags exchange unfairly benefits Christians, the Chicago Tribune reported. "The concern was...
  • Harris County (Houston, TX) must remove Bible displayed at courthouse

    08/10/2004 2:21:41 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 102 replies · 2,295+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 8/10/04 | RAD SALLEE
    .S. District Judge Sim Lake ruled today that a Bible displayed in a monument outside the Harris County Civil Courts Building must be removed within 10 days and that the county must pay $41,000 in court costs and attorney fees. Real estate broker and attorney Kay Staley sued the county in federal court to have the monument removed, contending the display violates the First Amendment ban on an establishment of religion. The King James Bible rests under glass inside a 4-foot stone monument on the west side of the Civil Courthouse, 301 Fannin. The monument was constructed with private funds...
  • DNC Religion Adviser Steps Down Amid Criticism

    08/05/2004 10:44:08 AM PDT · by truthandlife · 45 replies · 2,786+ views
    CNS News ^ | 8-5-04 | Melanie Hunter
    The Democratic National Committee's appointed religion adviser has resigned after a Catholic group criticized her for supporting an atheist's claim that the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional. Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson stepped down as the DNC's senior religion adviser, telling the Religion News Service that "it was no longer possible for me to do my job effectively." "The only question now is whether [Democratic presidential candidate] John Kerry and the DNC have finally got the message. When we exposed Mara Vanderslice as a Left-wing activist who cavorts with anti-Catholics, the Kerry camp silenced her as...
  • Democrats in Deep Prayer(In Florida, they're led by a certified atheist)

    08/03/2004 9:57:07 AM PDT · by hope · 12 replies · 1,078+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 8-3-04 | Larry Thornberry
    Print Article         Close Window     Democrats in Deep Prayer By Published 8/3/2004 12:08:00 AM TAMPA -- If there's anything dopier than the idea of a Unitarian missionary, it's the idea of an atheist delivering an invocation. But that's what happened before the July 29 meeting of the Tampa City Council. The results resembled outtakes from a Marx Brothers movie. Nobody looked very good, least of all rookie Democratic councilman John Dingfelder, whose idea the whole thing was. Before council got down to the gray business of Tampa government, three council members had walked out, the atheist invoker had...
  • "ROBERT REICH'S RHETORICAL RUBBISH" (he foresees war between "science" and people of "Scripture")

    07/20/2004 8:11:40 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 46 replies · 1,314+ views
    Virtuosity ^ | July 20, 04 | David Virtue
    ROBERT REICH'S RHETORICAL RUBBISH News Analysis By David W. Virtue Bill Clinton's former Labor Secretary Robert Reich predicts there will be a religious war in America. Writing for the liberal magazine The American Prospect, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich calls for a war against conservative (read Evangelical) religious believers. "The great conflict of the 21st century will not be between the West and terrorism. Terrorism is a tactic, not a belief," he writes. "The true battle will be between modern civilization and anti-modernists; between those who believe in the primacy of the individual and those who believe that...